Politics & Society Short Take
Peter LucierJanuary 08, 2021
Every self-styled “patriot” who stormed the Capitol yesterday disgraced the legacy of American activists and soldiers.
Politics & Society Short Take
Nathan SchneiderJanuary 08, 2021
It is worth remembering that occupying a legislature can be an act of democracy. We in the United States might need to do it again.
Politics & Society News
The Rev. and Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock shares more than a party with President-elect Joe Biden: Both Democrats made faith a central part of their political identity on the campaign trail — and their victories are emboldening religious liberals.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff appear together at a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Jan. 4, 2021.
Politics & Society Short Take
Matthew J. CresslerJanuary 07, 2021
The white Trump supporters who desecrated the U.S. Capitol proved Rev. Warnock’s point. One cannot serve both God and whiteness.
Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier on Jan. 6 at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Politics & Society Short Take
Bill McCormick, S.J.January 07, 2021
Will the Republican Party reject the counterfeit politics of conspiracy and fantasy? If not, writes Bill McCormick, S.J., the violence of Jan. 6 will not be an isolated event.
Politics & Society News
Charles C. CamosyJanuary 07, 2021
The power of Catholic moral theological vision can be substantial and nuanced, and could be the way for the GOP to evolve after the turbulence of the past few years.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceJanuary 07, 2021
The breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 sent shock waves around the world.
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinJanuary 07, 2021
Once you allow a notion of yours, however right and righteous, to separate you from the community, you have become the victim of sin. You are not its solution.
Politics & Society Video
“Yesterday revealed a deep part of who we are as Americans,” said Father Bryan Massingale, in an interview with America’s editor in chief, Matt Malone, S.J.
Politics & Society Video
America VideoJanuary 07, 2021

Fr. Bryan Massingale, professor of theological ethics at Fordham University, joins Matt Malone, S.J., to discuss yesterday's attack on the nation's capital.

Politics & Society News
The protesters were egged on for weeks by Trump, who since the November presidential election had launched a barrage of false attacks on the integrity of the results.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinJanuary 06, 2021
“This has got to stop,” Bishop Robert Barron said. “And I say that as an American but...also as a Catholic bishop.”
Politics & Society Short Take
Bryan N. MassingaleJanuary 06, 2021
What we saw today is a clear declaration that many white people would rather live in a white dictatorship than in a multiracial democracy.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 06, 2021
The president of the United States today incited a riot in the nation’s capital. What comes next?
Faith Pope Francis Homilies
Pope FrancisJanuary 06, 2021
Below is the text of Pope Francis' homily, delivered on Jan. 6, 2021, the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.
Faith Podcasts
Inside the VaticanJanuary 06, 2021
This week, host Colleen Dulle and Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell celebrate their 100th episode of "Inside the Vatican." They discuss a recent order from Pope Francis that stripped a top Vatican office of its financial assets.
People without masks hold an American flag next to a bust of George Washington doing the same
Politics & Society News
Dozens of Catholics were among more than 2,000 religious and community leaders who urged Congress to reject any effort to overturn the results of November’s presidential election.
Faith News
The Rev. Michael Pfleger has temporarily stepped down from his ministry leading the Roman Catholic Faith Community of St. Sabina amid allegations of sexual abuse of a minor more than 40 years ago.
Community
Matt Malone, S.J.January 06, 2021
A message from the editor in chief.
Politics & Society Explainer
They’re Democrats and Republicans, Catholics, Protestants and a Buddhist. But they all graduated from a Jesuit high school, college or university.